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Martin Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street Trailer Howls Online
Greed is good for Leonardo DiCaprio

17 June 2013  |  Written by James White  

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If the first trailer is anything to go by, The Wolf Of Wall Street sees Martin Scorsese kicking back in breezy, jazzy, exuberant mode, with Leonardo DiCaprio channelling a self-satisfied Calvin Candie mood rather than a suffering Jay Gatsby.

 

The movie has been adapted from Jordan Belfort’s memoir chronicling his hard-partying indulgences as a stockbroker in 1990s New York. Belfort, his colleagues and associated hangers-on all enjoyed the spoils of his financial gains, even as the criminal activities that sustained the party slowly came to light.

This first look at the movie focuses more on the early days of big paycheques, chimp friendships, dwarf-tossing, yacht time and beautiful women, but with the hint of Federal trouble lurking just around the corner. Based on the two moments he gets to run away with, Matthew McConaughey’s career resurgence shows no sign of stopping; he could be a highlight here.

With a script by Sopranos / Boardwalk Empire man Terence Winter and Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Jon Favreau, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jean Dujardin, PJ Byrne and Kenneth Choi in the cast, The Wolf Of Wall Street will howl into our cinemas on January 17 next year.


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Your Comments

Stupid trailer
I agree with post by Dene - annoying music and Matthew Mconaghey acting like a chimpanzee, for what seems like 5 minutes! More

Posted by Bozo Fitzgerald at 12:23 on 29 June 2013 | Report This Post

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L: hi charlie The trailer advertises what it is on the can looks great it will be nice to see some Scorsese craziness, It's been a while since bringing out the dead or after hours. As for Jaspers comment about the Aviator being a bad film do most people feel that way? I thought it was a borderline masterpiece t was borderline boring im afraid. More

Posted by Willy Wood at 13:30 on 19 June 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Wolf Of Wall Street Trailer Howls Online
Looks seriously good. Whoever put the trailer together deserves a pay rise cos it's awesome. More

Posted by Scott_ at 12:04 on 19 June 2013 | Report This Post

Phew...exhausted already
Looks like a rollercoaster ride...should be bitter fun More

Posted by NickBowman at 10:19 on 18 June 2013 | Report This Post

This looks ace. Count me in. More

Posted by a_man_and_his_monkey at 17:24 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

no offence, Jasper, but the aviator is fantastic! like - srsly brilliant. ARRGHG More

Posted by Bhuvaneshben at 15:39 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

The trailer advertises what it is on the can looks great it will be nice to see some Scorsese craziness, It's been a while since bringing out the dead or after hours. As for Jaspers comment about the Aviator being a bad film do most people feel that way? I thought it was a borderline masterpiece More

Posted by hi charlie at 13:41 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

Throwing money in the garbage
Will the movie also have scenes where he lights money on fire, or flushes it down the toilet? That would be AWESOME. It's, like, symbolism and shit. Subtle symbolism. It's a shame that after bored performances in avererage/above average Scorsese movies and knocking one out of the park in Django Unchained, DiCaprio is back to daydreaming for Scorsese again. This looks more like an Aviator than a Departed. More

Posted by Jasper_29 at 13:11 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

Looks great. More

Posted by Whistler at 10:46 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

interesting
The movie looks nuts, but fun. Plus love a bit of Kyle Chandler. Although I could have done without the chest beating at the end, that was lame. More

Posted by hermes16 at 09:38 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

I'm sure the movie will be very good, coming from Marty, but that trailer is downright terrible. More

Posted by Dene at 08:17 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

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